Music Birthday: Grandmaster Melle Mel

🔊🥳 Today, May 15, 1961, Grandmaster Melle Mel was born Melvin Glover in New York City, NY. Melle Mel collaborated with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for a song called ‘Downtown.’ The song also features Eric Nally, Grandmaster Caz, and Koll Moe Dee, and it peaked at no. 12 on the US Hot 100. ‘Downtown’ is…

Music Birthday: Ammo

🔊🥳 Today, May 14, 1987, Ammo was born Joshua Coleman in Baltimore, Maryland. Ammo produced the Coronavirus anthem by ‘Work from Home’ by Fifth Harmony & Ty Dolla $ign. Produced alongside DallasK, this song peaked at no. 4 on the US Hot 100 on June 10, 2016. ‘Work from Home,’ now certified 5x platinum by…

Music Birthday: Don Benjamin

🔊🎉 Today, May 5, 1987, Don Benjamin was born in Chicago, Illinois. On February 22, 2018, he released the “M.P.L.S.” extended play. The set contains a collaboration with Liane Valenzuela, Benjamin’s girlfriend—the song is a whole relationship goal, and it’s starred as a favorite on Apple Music.

HomageCollage: Logic, “Supermarket (Soundtrack)”

🔊💜Today, March 26, 2019, Logic released “Supermarket,” the soundtrack album to his novel of the same name. The album peaked at no. 56 on the US Billboard 200, and on Apple Music, has four tracks starred as fan favorites: ‘Bohemian Trapsody,’ ‘Can I Kick It’ ft. Juto, ‘Time Machine,’ and ‘Pretty Young Girl.’

HomageCollage: Drake, “More Life”

🔊💜Today, March 18, 2017, Drake released his mixtape, “More Life.” The album clearly gave life, peaking at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 2 on the UK Official Albums Chart. Drake tapped Quavo and Travis Scott for features on his ‘Portland’ single—produced by Cubeatz, and Murda Beatz. Now, for his famous ‘Fake…

HomageCollage: Rick Ross, “Rather You Than Me”

🔊💜Today, March 17, 2017, Rick Ross released his ninth studio album, “Rather You Than Me.” C Gutta and J Pilot produced the hit single ‘I Think She Like Me’ ft. Ty Dolla $ign—a song that reached no. 12 on the US Hot 100. The song samples the Philly-Soul hit ‘People Make the World Go Round’…

Music Birthday: will.i.am

🔊🥳Today, March 15, 1975, will.i.am was born William Adams in Los Angeles, California. In March 2013, will.i.am’s ‘Scream & Shout’ collaboration with Britney Spears peaked at no. 7 on the US Billboard Ringtones Chart. The song comes from will.i.am’s fourth studio album “#willpower.” Also in March 2013, will.i.am’s ‘#THATPOWER’ collaboration with Justin Bieber was released,…

Music Birthday: Quincy Jones

🔊🥳Today, March 14, 1933, Quincy Delight Jones Jr. in Chicago, Illinois. Of the 80 Grammy Award nominations Jones has earned, 28 he won. The latest of which? “Quincy,” the Netflix documentary co-directed by Jones’ daughter Rashida Jones. The film won in Best Music Film category, and it’s enshrinement of the R&B/Soul legend is welcomed. With…